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WESTON, GEORGE – Volume XV (1921-1930)

b. 23 March 1865 in Oswego, N.Y.


Responsible Government

Sir John A. Macdonald

From the Red River Settlement to Manitoba (1812–70)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir George-Étienne Cartier


The Fenians

Women in the DCB/DBC

The Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864

Introductory Essays of the DCB/DBC

The Acadians

For Educators

The War of 1812 

Canada’s Wartime Prime Ministers

The First World War

Civil Administration – Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island

Sir John Coape SHERBROOKE did not have an easy time as lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia:

“The five years of Sherbrooke’s administration were dominated by war with the United States, which broke out in June 1812, and matters relating to the colony’s defence.”

To find out more about Nova Scotia’s wartime experience, click on the link below.

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